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Osinbajo ‘Buhari is over ready to resume work,’ Vice President

Osinbajo, who was managing the country while Buhari was away, said, on Monday that he had handed over to the president.

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Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo has said that President Muhammadu Buhari is very ready to resume work as Nigeria’s leader.

Buhari returned to Nigeria on Friday, March 10, after spending 49 days in London on a medical vacation.

Osinbajo, who was managing the country as acting president while Buhari was away, said, on Monday, March 13, that he had handed over to the president.

“He held a meeting with me for over an hour where we discussed a wide range of issues so his readiness for work is not in doubt at all. In fact, he is over-ready,” Osinbajo said.


“He is very well. We just had a very long meeting where basically trying to bring the president up to speed as to some of the things we have done while he was away‎. And he has given a few directives on what we should be doing on so many areas, the north-east, budget, the economy, a wide range of issues.

“I’m back to my regular position as vice-president,” he added.

The president had said, upon his return, that Osinbajo would continue to handle governance so he could get a chance to rest.

However, the Presidency subsequently announced that Buhari would resume on Monday.

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Meanwhile, Buhari has written to the National Assembly to officially inform the lawmakers of his resumption.

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